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Shine The Light Awareness Training (Jan 23) & Community Engagement (Jan 25)

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Roswell Street Baptist Church

774 Roswell Street Northeast

Marietta, GA 30060

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Awareness/Training Night (Jan 23rd) and Community Engagement (Jan 25) focused on human trafficking efforts in our local Marietta Community.

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It is estimated that there are 1.5 million human trafficking victims in the United States. Atlanta is in the top 14 cities. 244,000 American children and youth estimated to be at risk, with the average entry age of 12-16 years old. Every month in Georgia, 354 minors are sold for sex to 7,200 men. On average, 100 juvenile girls are exploited each night in Georgia.

It's time to Do Something. Let's Shine The Light! #ShineTheLight

Awareness & Training Night (Thursday, January 23rd from 7:00-9:00 p.m.)

  • Hear from experts in the field and equip yourself to Do Something to combat Human Trafficking! All adults, parents and youth are encouraged to attend.
    • Training held by The International Human Trafficking Institute.
    • DEFINE labor and sex exploitation
    • STEPS to address these conditions
    • GUIDANCE on how to build collective campaign in community
    • All attendees with leave with a written plan to implement their campaign

Community Engagement (Saturday, January 25th from 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

  • Then, feel free to join us Saturday, January 25th from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. to Do Something and combat Human Trafficking in our local Marietta community. Let's Do Something!
      • Free lunch will be provided.
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